Wofford College is located in Spartanburg, SC.

Courses

Human Ecology (SOCI 225)
An ecological approach to an examination of the relationships between natural resource bases and the human societies they support.

Environmental Sociology (SOCI 302)
An examination of the increasing impact of human beings on the natural world, focusing especially on how social and cultural factors affect our willingness or unwillingness to conserve and protect the natural world.

Ecological Anthropology (SOC 311, 3 hours)
Explores the ways people perceive and manage ecosystems using an evolutionary, comparative, and interdisciplinary approach. Successful completion of this course satisfies the Cultures and Peoples requirement for graduation.

Medical Anthropology (SOCI 312)
Explores understandings of health, disease, and the body using a comparative biocultural approach to examine medical systems throughout the world. Successful completion of this course satisfies the Cultures and Peoples requirement for graduation.

Plant & Ecosysytems (BIO 313, 3 or 4 hours)
Designed for students interested in plants and the environment. Study of the structure and function of vascular plants, with an emphasis on flowering plants. Also, an introduction to major ecological principles, especially species-species interactions, community ecology, and ecosystem ecology. Special emphasis on how plants benefit humans and on sustainability.

Faculty
Cissy Fowler (Department of Sociology); fowlerct@wofford.edu